A Guide on the Path to Success
Thursday Dec 03 2020
Case competitions test students’ business skills, work ethic, and stamina, but few people find that case competitions bring out their emotional side. However, Liz Dixon often sheds joyful tears as she watches her students present their solutions and find success at international case competitions. Through her work as an adjunct professor of management communications at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Dixon empowers students to excel in many different areas, and she loves seeing them succeed.
Helping Companies Grow
Friday Nov 20 2020
At sixteen years old, Brad Mills taught himself to design websites and started his own web design business. At the time, he just wanted to earn money to fund his future college education—but he did much more than that. Not only did this experience help Mills pay for his schooling, but it also became the inspiration that would lead him to a degree in entrepreneurship from the BYU Marriott School of Business and a fulfilling career building businesses and helping companies grow.
Expanding His Family and His Horizons
Wednesday Nov 11 2020
Many university students often work to balance their classwork with social fun and work responsibilities outside of school. However, BYU Marriott School of Business entrepreneurship senior Braiden Day juggles more responsibilities than the average university student. On top of school and full-time work, Day is also a father to four children, a two-year-old and newborn triplets.
Building Bridges Between Moms
Friday Oct 09 2020
Since graduating from the BYU Marriott School of Business in 2011, entrepreneurship alum Stephanie Schindler has driven through the streets of Manhattan, worked at a startup company in California, and recorded a podcast on the different ways that women balance motherhood and career. While her life has changed constantly since graduation, Schindler uses some of the creative problem-solving skills that she learned in the entrepreneurship program to tackle the challenges of every day.
Creating Moments of Connection
Tuesday Oct 06 2020
She might be dealing with a last-minute cancellation or organizing presentations while stuck at a Starbucks in a snowstorm, but Anne Sledd always finds creative ways to make things happen. In her role as a department assistant for the management department at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Sledd also serves as an on-the-spot events coordinator, with a goal of creating moments of connection for everyone associated with the school.
Blessing Lives in the Workplace and the Classroom
Thursday Aug 27 2020
For those fortunate enough to own their own businesses, some are able to sell their companies and head straight into years of restful retirement. However, when Gary Williams, a teaching professor of entrepreneurship at the BYU Marriott School of Business, sold his company, he chose a different path. He decided to apply the skills he had learned as a businessman to create experiential learning opportunities for BYU Marriott students.
Creating a World of Innovative Thinkers
Tuesday Aug 18 2020
Socks that monitor a baby’s heart rate, home security cameras that alert homeowners via text messages, and doors that use an app to open for those who need assistance have more in common than one might think. They’re all projects that BYU students have tackled in the Crocker Innovation Fellowship program. The program, a joint effort between the BYU Marriott School of Business and other colleges across BYU campus, combines the strengths of students in business, engineering, computer science, and other programs to identify problems and to innovate solutions.
Telling Victory's Story
Thursday Jun 18 2020
With a capacity of nearly 19,000 people, BYU’s Marriott Center can be an intimidating place to play a basketball game. As BYU’s basketball teams take on and defeat some of the best teams in the country, students hold up signs and fans cheer from all directions, pouring down deafening noise on opponents. Earlier this year, before COVID-19 closed down campus, BYU Marriott entrepreneurship senior Bradley Pilkington documented this scene for social media.
Eleven BYU Marriott Students Receive Bateman Award
Friday May 15 2020
The BYU Marriott School of Business named eleven recent graduates as 2020 Merrill J. Bateman Outstanding Student Award winners.
BYU Marriott Names New Associate Dean
Bonnie Anderson Assumes Role 18 May Thursday May 14 2020
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian has announced the appointment of Bonnie Anderson as the school’s newest associate dean. Anderson takes over for previous associate dean Keith Vorkink on 18 May.
Serving with Love
Monday May 11 2020
While a “love” score in tennis may signify an unsuccessful performance, BYU Marriott entrepreneurship alumna Hailey Krey’s love for helping others has led her to real-life success as a tennis player, a student, and a member of BYU’s Crocker Innovation Fellowship.
Latin Roots and Business Plans
Monday May 04 2020
Trying to juggle school and a social life while simultaneously learning how to get a commercial loan, earn a dealership license, and develop relationships with business professionals is not easy, but somehow Maryorie Delgado manages to do it. As a junior in the BYU Marriott entrepreneurial management program, Delgado has developed skills from her classes that she has directly applied to growing her family’s business.
Two Worlds Collide
Thursday Apr 30 2020
If you’ve watched a TED Talk by a university professor or followed a researcher on Twitter, you’ve seen the connection between academics and the general public that BYU Marriott assistant professor of entrepreneurship Brian Reschke studies. Academics and popular culture may seem like topics that are worlds apart, but the research that Reschke conducts explores how these two different worlds collide.
No Slowing Down
Tuesday Apr 21 2020
BYU Marriott entrepreneurship student Elizabeth Jeffrey went from raising six children as a stay-at-home mom to studying economics and accounting in the classroom. Even though she’s taken a unique path to BYU Marriott, Jeffrey knows that her education will give her the tools that she needs to make an impact on the world.
Scaling the Silicon Slopes
Monday Mar 09 2020
Tyler Richards, a 2013 BYU Marriott entrepreneurship graduate, has gone from learning software development on the basement floor of the Harold B. Lee Library to founding DevMountain, a coding boot camp that teaches those same skills to hundreds of hopeful technology professionals.
A Modern-Day Renaissance Woman
Tuesday Jan 14 2020
BYU Marriott entrepreneurship student Taimi Kennerley can bake your wedding cake, style your hair, and then look through your financial projections and teach you how to start a successful business.
'Google' Taylor, A Lifetime Obsession With Learning
Wednesday Nov 13 2019
BYU Marriott alum, aspiring pig farmer, and current adjunct teacher Scott Taylor is obsessed with learning.
BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019
Friday Nov 01 2019
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.
Inspiring and Achieving with BYU Marriott's Women in Entrepreneurship
Thursday Oct 31 2019
Ever since Taunya Brown was hired as events and programs manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at BYU Marriott two years ago she has wanted to start a new women's student group that differs from others on campus.
Emerging as One of the Best
Wednesday Sep 25 2019
Hard work pays off for BYU Marriott associate professor of entrepreneurship Chad Carlos. Only six years into his research career, Carlos has been selected as one of the 2019 recipients of the Emerging Scholar Award at the annual Academy of Management Conference.